Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Dubai princely family
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HH The Emir Sheikh
HH Sheikha Hind

HRH Princess Haya of Jordan

HH Sheikh Maktoum

HH Sheikh Hamdan

  • HH Sheikh Rashid
  • HH Sheikh Saeed
  • HH Sheikh Maktoum

HH Sheikh Ahmed

HH Sheikh Mohammed

HH Sheikh Hasher

Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (born March 5, 1980) is a karate and taekwondo athlete and sheikha of Dubai.[1] Representing the United Arab Emirates in the 2006 Asian Games, she won the silver medal at the Women's Over 60 Kilogram karate event.[2] She is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

In March 2008, the UAE National Olympic Committee announced Sheikha Maitha's participation at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She participated in taekwondo in the 67 kg category for women. [3]

In 2008, she was included as 17th on the list of the "20 Hottest Young Royals" as compiled by Forbes magazine.[1]


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Saeed Al Maktoum
Flagbearer for  United Arab Emirates
Beijing 2008
Succeeded by
Saeed Bin Maktoum